Weather:  Fill the cup with water.  Put shaving cream on top for a cloud.  Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain.

Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain.

These shaving cream rain clouds were a fun, easy and beautiful activity to do with kids.

Shaving Cream Rain Clouds

These shaving cream rain clouds were a fun, easy and beautiful activity to do with kids.

clear bin, shaving cream, food coloring. Teaches prediction & observation. Not sure if it teaches any concepts about air and weather besides observation. Types of precipitation?

clear bin, shaving cream, food coloring. Teaches prediction & observation. Not sure if it teaches any concepts about air and weather besides observation. Types of precipitation?

This experiment is perfect to help answer the classic kid question: "why is the sky blue?"

Why Is The Sky Blue? Simple Science (Video)

#DIYCloud #Science /You can easily show this to your kids with a few simple materials. You’ll need shaving cream (use the foam kind), a jar, water, and food coloring.  Fill the jar almost to the top with water. Cover the top with a “cloud” of shaving cream. Let your child drop food coloring into the cloud until the color starts “raining” into the water below. Explain that this is how rain works too. The water collects in the cloud until there is too much, and then it leaks through, forming…

Summer Cloud Science

#DIYCloud #Science /You can easily show this to your kids with a few simple materials. You’ll need shaving cream (use the foam kind), a jar, water, and food coloring. Fill the jar almost to the top with water. Cover the top with a “cloud” of shaving cream. Let your child drop food coloring into the cloud until the color starts “raining” into the water below. Explain that this is how rain works too. The water collects in the cloud until there is too much, and then it leaks through, forming…

When markers are dried and ready to get chucked. Soak tips in water to make water colors. (use baby food jars)

When markers are dried and ready to get chucked. Soak tips in water to make water colors. (use baby food jars)

The changing of the seasons are a great activity theme for a classroom, group or home crafting session.

The changing of the seasons are a great activity theme for a classroom, group or home crafting session.

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